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Motorist hands himself over after allegedly killing a traffic cop

The man allegedly knocked over and killed the officer and then fled the scene yesterday in Limpopo.

Gavel on cuffs. Picture: SAPS
Limpopo,hit and run,Officer killed by speeding motorist
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JOHANNESBURG - A Limpopo motorist has handed himself over to authorities after he allegedly knocked over and killed an on-duty traffic officer.

The man allegedly fled the scene of the crash yesterday afternoon.

Authorities say the man was speeding on R36 highway near Tzaneen at the time.

The police’s Moatshe Ngoepe said, “We are still investigating [the matter]. He will appear in the Tzaneen Magistrates Court tomorrow on a charge of culpable homicide. He was speeding.”

(Edited by Winnie Theletsane)

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